Helena Pham

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25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

The Baptism of Michael Brown Sr. and Ferguson’s Baptism by Fire

Exclusive photos of the slain teen’s father renewing his faith the day before a grand jury broke his community’s faith in justice—and the pastor …

Picture this: life so imperfectly rich that Instagram’s pedlars hold no allure

On my shelves I have stacks of photo albums lined up in chronological order. They chart my teenage years, and the many valiant attempts to use home hair dye kits. The albums are full of blurry and unmanaged moments – a stranger grinning in the corner, a flash gone awry. They show shiny faces, …

How To Think Like a Writer

Are you a "within the lines" kind of thinker? Are you afraid to let your thoughts wander outside the perimeter?<p>Imagine what life could be like if your thoughts had no boundaries -- if you could transform a dull moment into an adventurous romp in your head -- and think like a writer, like I do.<p>While …

See Jerry Garcia's Most Astounding Paintings and Sketches Pictures

Jerry Garcia was nearly as prolific an artist as he was a guitar player, attending classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as a kid and eventually …

Art

Nationwide Protest over Ferguson

More than 30 pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters arrested at Mong Kok site

Police and other authorities clearing pro-democracy encampments in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong early Wednesday again clashed with protesters as the movement entered Day 60.<p>Among the protesters detained by police were Joshua Wong, leader of the high school activist group Scholarism, and Lester …

Mobile Photography Tips Part 2

Today, more than ever, mobile photography is redefining the way we see and share our worlds, whether online or in print. Back by popular demand, we …

10 Mobile Photography Tips to Better Mobile Photos

Tip 01<p>Look for Leading Lines<p>With Pei Ketron<p>Pei's Advice:<p>When composing, look for lines (literal or figurative) that will provide a sense of movement …

Mobile Photography

The Magic of Fall in Macro Photography

Autumn is perhaps one of the most motivating seasons for nature photographers. This is certainly the case for brilliant Israel-based photographer …

Tutorial: How to Capture a Motion Time-Lapse of the Milky Way from Start to Finish

Ian Norman, the astrophotographer behind Lonely Speck, is a good friend of the blog and an incredibly generous photographers when it comes to sharing …

Poignant Portraits of Americans in Debt Explore the Role Debt Plays in Our Personal Identity

For photographer Brittany M. Powell, debt isn’t just the subject of a personal portrait project, it’s a harsh reality that she’s had to face …

Summer Fades Into Fall in This Simple Image Made Up of a Few Smartphone Photographs

Here’s a neat idea you can try next time the seasons change. All it took to create the image above was a couple of months of dedication, a …

Understanding the Israel-Palestine Conflict through Photographic Activism - Photographs and text by ActiveStills Collective | LensCulture

The ActiveStills collective was established in 2005 by a group of Israeli and international documentary photographers, out of a strong conviction that photography is a vehicle for social and political change. We believe in the power of images to shape public attitudes and to raise awareness on …

Tip: Two Strips of Velcro Can Make for a Super Simple Accessory Holder for Your Strap

If you’re a fan of thrifty DIY substitutes for camera accessories, here’s a quick and easy one for you: you can easily carry spare batteries (and …

Five Wide Angle Lenses For Shooting Landscapes With Your Mirrorless Camera

Mirrorless Cameras are one of the best conveniences and inventions for travelling photographers. They balance excellent image quality with a small …

Ethan Hawke on life, films and experimenting

If you think you've had an eventful year, consider the one<p>Ethan Hawkeis having. Since 2014 began, Hawke has unveiled the 12-year epic "Boyhood," shot the drone drama "Good Kill," prepared for the release of his sci-fi picture "Predestination" and has begun shooting his role as jazz great Chet Baker …

Nigel Stanford makes sound visible for Cymatics music video

<b>Music:</b> this video by New Zealand musician Nigel Stanford shows a series of experiments that demonstrate how sound waves affect different types of …